Flowing Combat w/ Gary Rommel

Flowing Combat w/ Gary Rommel

9 Episodes

This series of classes will focus on the most effective stand-up self-defense methods regardless of style, & teaches optimal biomechanics and fighting physics usage.

Two person fighting and tactile sensitivity drills, joint locks/breaks and manipulations, throwing methods, fighting methods and principles, weapons disarming / retention, adrenal response training, fight scenario drills, and more.

TEACHER BIO: Gary was trained by world class instructors in the Kung-Fu arts of BaguaZhang, Xingyiquan, Taijiquan, and Military Armed / Unarmed Combat, among others. Gary holds an instructor degree from the World Taiji Boxing Association under the late Erle Montaigue, a world famous Master of Taijiquan and Baguzhang, and author of “The Encyclopedia of Dim-Mak”. Gary also learned the Gao Style Bagua system from Marcus Brinkman, who is the Senior disciple of the famous Master Luo De-Xiu, in Taipei.

Gary has synthesized the Kung-fu arts for modern day Self-Defense training, including: Adrenal Stress Training, Flowing Motion Drills, Tactile Sensitivity two person drills, weapons defense–use, and retention.

Gary taught combatives via contract for the US Air Force both at home and abroad. Gary also served with distinction flying on AWACS –a Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Recognizance Aircraft. Gary was a 9-11 first responder, and flew in both the Iraq and Afghanistan Campaigns.

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Flowing Combat w/ Gary Rommel
  • Lesson 1

    Episode 1

    How to stand, basic structure, first bridging technique and counter attack to round haymaker punch. Attacks are practiced from both left and right punches. Basic throw. “The sweep” motion that can take down a persons guard, intercept punches, or, block a single punch and then palm strike attack. ...

  • Lesson 2

    Episode 2

    Standing and basic bridge, “the plow,” using the sweep against a straight punch. Push-hands. Punching introduction.

  • Lesson 3

    Episode 3

    “The Plow” bridge to block a punch (inside and outside version). Using the BOB bag to practice strikes. Blocking a lower-punch. “The wedge” punch intercept/attack method. Kick to the knee introduced. Push-hands, strike, and application practice.

  • Lesson 4

    Episode 4

    Review of a few of the bridges - wedge, plow, inside/outside, with applications. Sparring gear introduced, and basic controlled gear-work started. The gear enables to the students put more speed and pressure intro their methods and simulated attacks. Applications including throws, joint manipul...

  • Lesson 5

    Episode 5

    The hinge, also the Plow to block/strike, practice on BOB, the wedge to stop a punch/attack. Tactile sensitivity drill, (single push hands). Double palm striking drill. Double push-hands, inside/outside rotation. Inside plow with lower kick to intercept a punch.

  • Lesson 6

    Episode 6

    Review and practice of bridging / punch intercept methods-”The Plow” and “the wedge”. Discussion on standing and positional guidelines for fighting. BOB (Body Opponent Bag) striking practice. Single Push-hands.

  • Lesson 8

    Episode 7

    Practice weapon disarming using replica guns. Wedging drill with throws and joint-locks. Wedging into a rear-vascular neck restraint. Wrist control with double push drill. (adding strikes, 360 degree movement).

  • Lesson 9

    Episode 8

    De-escalation methods & different ranges for fighting. Choking & throwing methods.

  • Lesson 11

    Episode 9

    Vertical motion drill w/ BOB practice. Kick to the knee while blocking a punch. Blocking high and low punches. Two person practice. Punch intercept with takedown. Waving hands drill. Arm bar take-down.